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zinc

noun [U] uk   /zɪŋk/ ( symbol Zn) us  
a chemical element that is a bluish-white metal, used in making other metals or for covering other metals to protect them
Translations of “zinc”
in Spanish cinc…
in French zinc…
in German das Zink…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鋅…
in Russian цинк…
in Turkish çinko…
in Chinese (Simplified) 锌…
in Polish cynk…
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